Monday, May 20, 2013

Happy Birthday To The American Red Cross

Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross on
May 21st, 1881 in Washington D. C.  Clara
traveled to Europe after the Civil War and was
inspired by the Swiss Red Cross founded in 1866.
The British Red Cross was founded in 1870.  The
following postcards were published in in England in 1917.
 A big hat's off to nurses everywhere!!
Happy B Day to the American Red Cross.


  1. I love antique and vintage postcards and you always come up with sweet collections and great iniformation to pass along. Yes, a big hat's off to nurses and to Clara!

  2. These are great post cards. so sweet and the nurses are a blessing.

  3. These are so very sweet! That looks like a very understanding big brother stepped in to play the part of the doctor!


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